How to do a walking meditation

How to do a walking meditation

It’s mental health awareness week this week Mental health awareness week takes place from 8 – 15 October in New Zealand. This year the focus is: let nature in, strengthen your wellbeing. A wonderful way of combining calmness with nature is walking...
How to recognise yarrow

How to recognise yarrow

The combination of blazing sunshine and intense rain has encouraged an abundance of vibrant yarrow in the Wairarapa. So I thought I’d take the hint from mother nature and make January the month of yarrow! How to recognise Yarrow Yarrow or Achillea millefolium is...
How Milk Thistle Can Help Your Hangover

How Milk Thistle Can Help Your Hangover

Milk Thistle seed (Silybum marianum or sometimes referred to by its older botanical name of Carduus marianus) is a wonderful liver helper.  That’s particularly good news this time of year. Researchers believe the family of plant chemicals (phytochemicals) known...